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Samsung Galaxy S8 spec leak : A smaller flagship done right

Yesterday, Evan Blass took to twitter leaking some specs for the Samsung Galaxy S8+, the 6.2 inch behemoth with physical dimensions identical to last year’s Samsung flagships. If you liked the Galaxy S8+ specs, you will definitely love the specs for the smaller, Galaxy S8. This is a smaller flagship done right. The specs are almost identical and yes, the Galaxy S8 has dual cameras as well.  Continue reading

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Samsung Galaxy S8+ specs leaked from the packaging, 6.2 inch QuadHD+ display

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are both more than a month away from an official launch but when has that ever stopped a smartphone’s specs to leak out. Not that this is the first time for these devices either but this time around the leak comes from the packaging for the devices so consider this almost official.  Continue reading

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Huawei Honor V9 with a massive 4000mAh battery is official

Huawei has been releasing quite a few interesting smartphones lately which have received mostly a positive response from users and critics alike. Continuing the trend, Huawei’s subsidiary brand, Honor, took the wraps off a new beast of a smartphone, the Honor V9 today. The V series from Honor fits somewhere between the mid range and the premium P series of Huawei smartphones.  Continue reading

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Refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 7 with a new battery, any takers?

One would think that the Galaxy Note 7 rests in the past and Samsung’s future is with the Galaxy S8, and then eventually, the Note 8. But it seems Note 7 isn’t quite ready to stop making headlines just yet. If you remember, back in November (I’m a poet) there were similar reports, and I had quite a lot to say, about how that shouldn’t be true including this:

So refurbished Note 7? Unlikely. But I could still be just totally wrong. Unlikely but possible. Sometimes logic can kick you in .. wrong places.

Turns out, it really can. A new report in the South Korean media claims that refurbished Galaxy Note 7 could actually go on sale in a few months. Continue reading

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LG G6 will have dual 13MP wide-angle cameras : LG

LG has been been busy creating hype around the LG G6, and so far has revealed details about its Full Vision Display, Quad DACs, UX 6.0, and the device’s water and dust resistance. Yes, they’ve confirmed it all. And now the South Korean company has revealed details about the camera on the LG G6 ahead of its MWC launch. The device will feature dual 13 mega pixel cameras, the same as can be found on the LG V20 and LG G5  (with different resolutions).  Continue reading

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Google Playstore testing a refresh button on the new My apps screen also in testing

The Google Playstore has come a long way from its gingerbread days and mostly for the better. In fact, many will even agree finding apps on the Playstore is now easier than doing so on Apple’s Appstore, although, that’s not to say it does not have anymore room to improve. Google is now testing a redesigned ‘My apps & games’ section which makes it easier to categorize your apps.  Continue reading

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You can now help Google deliver a better Pixel this year

The first ever made by Google smartphones finally came out last year as the Pixel and Pixel XL. Google’s phone was well received by the media and enthusiasts and almost everybody who got the device in their hands sang praises, ready to overlook the few flaws because the phone offered excellent screens, good performance, great build quality and a clean Android 7.0 Nougat experience. But no smartphone is perfect, and Google clearly understands its Pixel wasn’t either. So, Krishna Kumar, Product Lead for the Pixel family, took to the Pixel community forums to seek feedback on the current generation of Pixel devices that could help in designing the next Pixel.  Continue reading